Suzanne Troxel

Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Suzanne Troxel, 55, of Davenport, died May 5, 2013, at home.
Memorial services are 2:30 p.m. Friday at Runge, Davenport, with visitation from 1:30 p.m. to services.
She was born Oct. 14, 1957, to Jack and Rose Marie Dunbar.
She was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service for several years. She enjoyed music, marching to the beat of a different drummer and spoiling her grandchildren and others she loved.
Surviving are her mother; sisters, Deborah Turner, Sara Schroeder and Rachel Pool; three children; seven grandchildren.


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